Our school held IEEE/LISS¡¯2015,IEIS¡¯2015 International Annual Academic Conferences successfully






 
From July 27 to 29, 2015, approved by the Ministry of Education of China, hosted by International Research Center for Information Theory and Technology of Beijing Jiaotong University, Research Center for Industrial Security of Beijing Jiaotong University and School of Economics and Management of Beijing Jiaotong University, organized by Universitat Polit¨¨cnica de Catalunya of Spain, the 5th IEEE International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (IEEE/LISS¡¯ 2015) and the 2nd International Conference on Industrial Economics Systems and Industrial Security Engineering (IEIS¡¯2015) were held grandly. The conferences had two sites of Universitat Polit¨¨cnica de Catalunya in Spain and Beijing Jiaotong University in China. IEEE/LISS¡¯2015 received 465 research papers from 10 countries and districts, 229 of which was accepted. IEIS¡¯2015 received 130 research papers from 5 countries and districts, 62 of which was accepted. Proceedings of IEEE/LISS¡¯2015 and IEIS¡¯2015 will be published by world famous publishers IEEE and Springer respectively and will be submitted for citation of ISTP and EI.
 
Opening ceremony of the conferences was held on July 27 in Universitat Polit¨¨cnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. One of the General Chairmen of the conferences, Prof. Vicenc Fernandez from Universitat Polit¨¨cnica de Catalunya, hosted the opening ceremony. Chairman of Board of Universitat Polit¨¨cnica de Catalunya, Prof. Jos¨¦ Mar¨ªa Sall¨¢n Leyes, addressed on behalf of conference organizer. One of the General Chairmen of the conferences and Director of the Chinese side of International Research Center for Information Theory and Technology of Beijing Jiaotong University, Prof. Zhang Runtong, reported organization work of the conferences. Academician of U.S. National Academy of Engineering, IEEE academician and President of School of Engineering of Miami University, Prof. James M.Tien, Dean of Department of Logistics, Commerce and Public Policies of R. H. Smith Business School of U.S. Maryland University, Prof. Martin Dresner, IEEE academician and President of School of Science and Technology of Macau University, Prof. C. L. Philip Chen, academician  and Vice President of International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences, Prof. Gu Jifa from Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and professors from International Research Center for Information Theory and Technology of Beijing Jiaotong University such as Zhang Zhenji, Liu Shifeng, Shi Xianliang, Li Yisong, Lan Hongjie attended the opening ceremony in two conference sites respectively. Over 200 scholars from over 10 countries and districts attended the conferences.
 
The conferences invited 5 world famous scholars in fields of logistic information management and industrial security engineering to give keynote speeches. Academician of U.S. National Academy of Engineering, IEEE academician and President of School of Engineering of Miami University, Prof. James M.Tien¡¯s presentation was about ¡°Internet of Connected ServGoods: Considerations, Consequences and Concerns¡±, elabortating integration of service and products in the context of internet of things and its impact on future. IEEE academician and President of School of Science and Technology of Macau University, Prof. C. L. Philip Chen¡¯s presentation was about ¡°Deep learning applications in traffic and transportation¡±, elaborating important application issues of big data and deep learning technology in the field of transport. As a professor from R. H. Smith Business School of U.S. Maryland University, Prof. Martin Dresner¡¯s presentation was about ¡°Logistics challenges in the global economy¡±, elaborating important issues such as challenge of logistic management brought by global trade increase and integration of global production and the potential research countermeasures. Famous expert in operation and systematic engineering and professor of Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. Gu Jifa¡¯s presentation was about ¡°Systemic view on service management in Shanghai World Expo¡±, elaborating a big system concept of service, operation and management with Shanghai World Expo as an example.
 
The conferences had research paper explanation in 52 groups from July 27 to 29, attracting comprehensive interest and strong response from participant scholars.
 
LISS international conference was initiated by International Research Center for Information Theory and Technology of Beijing Jiaotong University, aiming at getting together experts and insiders in relative fields of logistics, information and service science to discuss academic issues, seize future development opportunities and disciplinary developing trend and exchange the latest research achievements and academic thinking. IEIS international conference was initiated together by International Research Center for Information Theory and Technology of Beijing Jiaotong University, Research Center for Industrial Security of Beijing Jiaotong University, aiming at getting together world-wide experts and enterprise insiders to study and discuss academic issues in fields of industrial economy and industrial security around national strategic demand and disciplinary frontier in fields of industrial economy and industrial security, using scientific thinking, methods and technology, to scientifically resolve significant problems in economic and social development and economic security.
 
Approved by the Ministry of Education, under support and help from leaders and teachers of relative management departments and School of Economics and Management, the conferences were held successfully. The conferences were also supported by European Union the 7th Framework, National Natural Science Foundation, K.C.Wong Foundation of Ministry of Education, Sino-European Engineering Education Platform (SEEEP), Sino-EU Doctoral School for Sustainability Engineering, IEEE Technical Committee on Logistics Informatics and Industrial Security Systems (LIISS), Beijing Research Base for Logistic Informatics, U.K. University of Reading, U.S. University of California-Berkeley, Spanish Universitat Polit¨¨cnica de Catalunya and Springer-Verlag.
 
Till now, LISS serial conferences had been held consecutively and successfully in Beijing China, Reading U.K., Berkley U.S. and Barcelona Spain. From this year¡¯s conference, LISS conference would be formally listed in IEEE serial conferences and all of its papers would be accepted in IEEE proceedings database. Because of its international standards and academic standards, its proceeding was cited by EI from its very first conference. Currently, is has been cited by ICIS-P(formerly ISTP) and EI.
Approved by organizing committee of the conferences, IEEE/LISS¡¯ 2016 and IEIS¡¯ 2016 conferences will be held in July, 2016 in African School of Henry Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa.